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Building Construction Technology

Students combine construction related programs, such as Carpentry/Cabinetmaking, Heavy Equipment Operation and Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, to acquire the skills and knowledge appropriate to the Building Construction industry.

Program Outcomes

  • Possess the knowledge to perform tasks appropriate for entry level employment in the Building Construction field.
  • Demonstrate the skills appropriate to the Building Construction industry.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of industry hazards and related safety practices.
  • Use mathematical data and reasoning skills appropriate to the construction industry.
  • Use effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of personal and work characteristics that contribute to effective job performance.

Required Courses

Course Code Course Name Credits
General Course Requirements
COM-103 English Composition I T▸ 3
COM-105 Fundamentals of Oral Communication T▸ 3
CIS-100 Computer Applications T▸ 3
MA-102 Essential Math T▸OR 3
MA-110 Intermediate AlgebraOR 3
MA-111 College Algebra T▸ 3
SS-100 General Psychology T▸ 3
Total Required Hours

T▸ - Course eligible for transfer to a state university.

Additional Notes:

Course Code                                                                                         Credits

FIRST YEAR: Choose one
Carpentry/Cabinetmaking                                                                           27
Heavy Equipment Operation                                                                       31
Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning                                                     35

SECOND YEAR: Choose one
Carpentry/Cabinetmaking                                                                          27
Heavy Equipment Operation                                                                      31
Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning                                                    35

Transfer Options

This program offers a seamless transition to Fort Hays State University for the following degrees:
Business & Industry Concentration (B.S.)
Career & Technical Education Concentration (B.S.)

This Program is available in Beloit
and Hays

Department Chair

Program Instructors

Mike Cheney
Mark Jones
Brian Murray
Scott Kucera
Robert Chitty